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A 19-year-old female asked:

i had moderate left sided chest pain with dizziness after drinking a small amount of caffeine.ive had a similar experience before? what should i do?

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Dr. Rishi Vohora
Cardiology 19 years experience
Ditch the caffeine: It's unlikely that at 19 this is a serious heart problem. Caffeine can make people jittery and cause fast and sometimes anbormal heart rhythms. It sounds like you should stay away from caffeine. Reasons to seek a doctor would be if you are having passing out or near passing out episodes, palpitations, or if there's a history of young people dying suddenly in your family.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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